Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 this evening then diminishing to west 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 Sunday evening.

A few showers beginning near noon and ending late this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5120N 5800W to 5115N 5730W to
Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM ADT 23 May 2015 A trough of low pressure crossing the marine district today will
Move to lie over eastern waters this evening. Strong to gale force
westerlies are expected over most waters in the wake of this
Trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian
Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau-southeastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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